The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) today announced the names of sixteen public health departments that have achieved accreditation or reaccreditation status, after completion of a systematic review process against national standards. These health departments have successfully demonstrated a commitment to a focus on quality and performance as they work to improve the health of their communities, especially during COVID-19.

National initial accreditation was awarded February 12, 2021 to:

  • Horizon Public Health, MN
  • Macomb County Health Department, MI
  • South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, SC
  • Gallia County General Health District, OH
  • Miami County Public Health, OH
  • Marshall County Health Department, KY
  • Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services, MD
  • Reno County Health Department, KS

National reaccreditation was awarded February 12, 2021 to:

  • Clackamas County Public Health, OR
  • Cook County Department of Public Health, IL
  • Comanche County Health Department, OK
  • Erie County Department of Health, PA
  • Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, KY
  • Kent County Health Department, MI
  • RiverStone Health, MT
  • DuPage County Health Department, IL

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